The Supreme Court of Illinois has ruled that a state ban on carrying guns within a 1,000 feet of a park is obviously unconstitutional.
The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously threw-out a Democrat-sponsored state law that “prohibits the possession of any firearm within 1,000 feet of a park.”
On 14 August, 2017, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed SB 607, the reform of the Illinois ban on switchblade knives, into law.
Knife Rights’ bill to mostly repeal Illinois’ switchblade ban, SB 607, was signed late on Friday by Governor Bruce Rauner. It’s effectively immediately.
Quail Forever has captured the renewed interest of diehard upland hunters by forming new volunteer chapters, including three new committees in Illinois.
The days of interstate highway systems and moon shots seem to be behind us. Are Puerto Rico and Illinois the harbingers of what is to come?
The Romeoville Police Department in Illinois will be offering $60 cash for firearms turned in to them. Private purchases are difficult in Illinois.
The world leading antique decoy auction firm, Guyette & Deeter, Inc., is holding a sale April 27 – 28, 2017 in St. Charles, Illinois.
In an attempt to address the ongoing budget problem in Illinois, Sen. Hutchinson decided to tax Illinois residents’ Second Amendment rights, and by extension, their right to safety
Frank D. Flowers was arrested for defending his life, with shotgun based on prior felony conviction.
An IL federal district court judge has denied that state’s motion to dismiss a legal challenge by the Second Amendment Foundation of restrictions on the possession of firearms for personal protection.
While all of the gun bills, both good and bad, are still under consideration, the only one that might be called will be SB433, the suppressor bill.
Mark this important date on your calendar now. If you need to reserve a vacation day before the end of the year – DO IT NOW!
I know it is the season to be jolly, but we need to be sure not everyone is jolly. I’m thinking of the scammers, burglars and internet thieves in particular.
Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day is Wednesday April 5, 2017 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinios.
IL state Representative Kathleen Willis filed House Amendment 8 to House Bill 1016, another anti-gun amendment that seeks to over-regulate gun dealers & could potentially force gun stores to close…
Deputies were called to a house on the 3000 block of Country Lane for a report of a burglary in progress about 4 a.m…
On Saturday, October 15, the ISRA Black Powder Championship was held at our Range in Bonfield. Participation was up more that 100% from last year.
The ISRA PACs for state and federal elections released their combined 2016 Sportsman’s Election Guide to ISRA Members.
The ISRA will be holding a special town hall meeting in advance of the General Elections. You need to be there to be briefed on issues important to Illinois firearm owners…..
Last week saw the West Chicago pull their prohibitive zoning language from consideration on the day of the Planning Commission hearing…..
The killer in the Cascade Mall shooting was a Turkish alien who tried to purchase a handgun and asked if there was any way he could avoid the background check…..
Last weekend I attended the Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) in Tampa, Florida. I am pleased to report the Illinois State Rifle Association has…..
Two men armed with handguns walked into the store, demanded cash and restrained the employees with zip ties.
Last weekend, the Illinois State Rifle Association held the Illinois Smallbore (.22 Long Rifle) Championships.